Great Indian Peninsula locomotive, c 1940.
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2-6-2 locomotive number 41 on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, by Patrick Ransome-Wallis. Many locomotives used on Indian railways were built in Britain, especially during the 19th century. The Great Indian Peninsula Railway was opened in 1853, from Bombay to Thane, in Western India. The company expanded quickly, and by 1870 the line stretched all the way to Calcutta.